Preliminaries Volume 9 
Preliminaries Volume 10 
1  PROFESSIONAL ISSUES 

1.1 
The Use of Information Technology in Construction Related Consultancies
B.E. Tuckwood 
1 
1.2 
The Computer in the Construction Industry
F.T. Najafi 
9 
1.3 
PC CAD Comes of Age
L.A. Cheney and R.A. Ryder 
17 
1.4 
Constructability and Detailed Design
G.F. Jergeas, A.H. Tyler and R. McCaffer 
23 
2  THE USE OF COMPUTERS IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 

2.1 
Computer Aided Construction Project Management
R.M.W. Horner,A.J. Mair, K.M. Peebles and R. Zakieh 
29 
2.2 
MFMR: MicroComputerized Five Minute Rating
FS. Liou 
39 
2.3 
A Contract Valuation System
D.J. Schofield 
45 
2.4 
Dynamic Simulation Applied to Materials Handling in High Rise Construction
D.A. Wijesundera, P.O. Olomolaiye and F.C. Harris 
51 
2.5 
A STE based Data Capture and Information System for the Construction Industry
M.T. James and A. Thorpe 
57 
2.6 
Using Computers to Aid Integraton of Some Construction Management Tasks
M.J. Mawdesley, W.H. Askew and J. Taylor 
63 
2.7 
Application of Database Management Systems in Productivity Analysis
R.M.W. Horner and B.T. Talhouni 
69 
2.8 
Time and Cost Risk Analysis
G. Willmer 
77 
2.9 
A Software Package for Cost Analysis and Estimating for Masonry Contractors
FS. Liou 
85 
2.10 
Computerized Crane Selection and Placement for the Construction Site
C.W. Farrell and K.C. Hover 
91 
3  COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN 

3.1 
Interactive ComputerAided Formwork Design
J.H.M. Tah and A.D.F. Price 
95 
3.2 
Computer Aided Design/Drafting Management within the United States Air Force Logistics Command Civil Engineering Organization
W.D. Alley 
105 
3.3 
The Need for an Integrated 2D/3D CAD System in Structural Engineering
A.S. Watson and C.J. Anumba 
111 
3.4 
A Teachning Company Programme to Introduce CAD into a Medium Sized Consultancy Practice
A.J. Chadwick, M.H. Dawes, S. Bryant and S. Ratledge 
119 
4  PRE AND POST PROCESSING FOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN 

4.1 
Elements of Formian
H. Nooshin and P. Disney 
127 
4.2 
A Connectivity Coordinate System for Node and Element Ordering
A. Kaveh 
149 
5  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES 

5.1 
Functional Modelling of the Constructional Steelwork Industry
P.B. Hirst and A.S. Watson 
157 
5.2 
Production Related Design of Heavy Steelwork Box Columns
M.M.M. Zayyat, N.J. Smith and D.A. Nethercot 
171 
5.3 
Automatic Design System for Steel Frames
YB. Yang and CC. Kuo 
177 
6  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES 

6.1 
Second Stage Concrete Stress Analysis Around a Pelton Turbine
E.C. Kalkani and A. Nicolopoulos 
183 
6.2 
Instability of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Walls
S.E. ElMetwally, A.F. Ashour and S.A. Saafan 
191 
6.3 
Study of Bond Strength Reliability of RC Beams
S.A. Mirza 
203 
6.4 
LifeCycle Studies of a Concrete Structure using Simulation on a Microcomputer
S. Gowripalan, J. Shakil and G. Singh 
209 
7  STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 

7.1 
SaintVenant Torsional Properties of Concrete Sections
D. Johnson 
217 
7.2 
Application of the Finite Difference Technique to the Analysis of Flexible Riser Systems
P.A. Brown, A. Soltanahmadi and R. Chandwani 
225 
7.3 
A Time Saving Numerical Technique with Displacement Control for the Analysis of Frame Structures
S.E. ElMetwally and H.M. Hosny 
233 
7.4 
Numerical Analysis of Sandwich Beams
T.A.M. Salet and S.A. Hamelink 
237 
7.5 
Static Analysis of Helicoidal Bars
S.A. AlGhamdi and J.J. Tuma 
247 
7.6 
Exact Geometry Considerations in Buckling Analysis of Trusses
R. Levy, O. Vilnay and K.B. Archampong 
259 
7.7 
Some Recent Applications of the Discrete Element Method
H.B. Harrison 
269 
7.8 
Force Recovery Procedures in Nonlinear Analysis
YB. Yang and LJ. Leu 
275 
7.9 
Airport Pavement Evaluation based on Falling Weight Deflectometer Measurements
A.A.H. Sha'ath 
281 
7.10 
Higher Order Theories for Thick Layers of Transversely Isotropic Material with Loading Symmetric About the Middle Plane
S. Faraji 
287 
7.11 
Residual Strength of Space Trusses with Damaged Members
HS Shen, Z. Yuan and SP. Lin 
293 
7.12 
Improving the Efficiency of Preconditioning for Iterative Methods
M. Papadrakakis and M.C. Dracopoulos 
297 
8  FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS SYSTEMS 

8.1 
Recent Developments in the LUSAS Finite Element System
L.P.R. Lyons, A.J. Rent, A.P. Bell and A.J.L. Crook 
307 
8.2 
Large Concrete Structure Computing Involving a Microcomputer Implementation of the FEM
J. Texereau and R. Souchet 
315 
8.3 
The FELASH Suite of Programs for the Analysis of Axisymmetric Shells
J.M. Rotter 
323 
9  NONLINEAR FINITE ELEMENT STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 

9.1 
NonLinear Finite Element Dynamic Analysis of TwoDimensional Concrete Structures
F.B.A. Beshara and K.S. Virdi 
329 
9.2 
General Eigenvalue Test for Nonlinear Finite Elements
W. Liu and YB. Yang 
345 
9.3 
Numerical Study of Speciment Subjected to Shear Compression Stress Field
J. Davies 
351 
9.4 
Use of Noneleastic Stress Fields in the Design of Reinforced Concrete Slabs
P. Bhatt and M. Benredouane 
361 
9.5 
Crack Propagation Analysis in Civil Engineering Structures
T. Taniguchi 
371 
10  ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF TENSION STRUCTURES 

10.1 
Interactive Graphic CAD for Tension Structures
C.F. Ong, D.S. Wakefield and M.R. Barnes 
1 
10.2 
Three Dimensional Cable Elements
K. AhmadiKashani 
7 
10.3 
Aids for the Conceptual Design of Prestressed Membrane Structures
D.A. Chamberlain 
15 
10.4 
The Responses of AirSupported Structures to Gust Loading
M.R. Barnes 
21 
11  DYNAMIC ANALYSIS 

11.1 
Dynamic Analysis of Layered Beams
M. Heininsuo, S. Malmi and A. Miettinen 
29 
11.2 
On the Accuracy of a Mode Superposition Method in Nonlinear Dynamics
M.T.H. Elkatt and M.A. Millar 
37 
11.3 
Computing Crowd Loads using a Nonlinear Equation of Motion
A. Ebrahimpour, R.L. Sack and P.D. Van Cleek 
47 
12  BRIDGE ENGINEERING 

12.1 
Effect of Change of the Flexural Rigidity in Oblique Directions on the Behaviour of Anisotropic Skew Plates
M. Kamel 
53 
12.2 
Dynamic Instability of Suspension Bridges
T.J.A. Agar 
63 
13  EARTHQUAKE AND SEISMIC ENGINEERING 

13.1 
Sensitivity Study of Optimum Seismic Intensity based on Minimization Method of Expected Total Cost
M. Matsushima, K. Matui and S. Ide 
73 
13.2 
Behaviour of Tunnels under Seismic Loads
A.K. Akl, M. Sobaih and M.M. Maher 
81 
14  ANALYSIS OF PLATES AND SHELLS 

14.1 
Computer Generated ElastoPlastic Design Data for Pressure Loaded Circular Plates
G.J. Turvey and M. Salehi 
89 
14.2 
Analysis of Radically Tapered Circular Plate Sectors by Finite Difference
A.K. Azad, M.K. Abdullah and M.H. Baluch 
103 
14.3 
Transition Elements in Plate/Shell Problems
C.K. Choi, Y.M. Park, J.W. Seo and W.H. Lee 
111 
15  STRUCTURAL REANALYSIS 

15.1 
Norm Optimization Techniques for Improved Structural Reanalysis
S. Taye 
117 
16  OPTIMUM STRUCTURAL DESIGN 

16.1 
Feasibility and Optimality in Structural Design
U. Kirsch 
125 
16.2 
MinimumCost Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
S. Kanagasundaram and B.L. Karihaloo 
133 
16.3 
Optimum Design of Steel Frames with Stability Constraints
M.P. Saka 
141 
16.4 
Minimum Weight Design of Steel Frames
H.F. Erbatur and M.M. AlHussainy 
157 
16.5 
A Numerical Model for the ComputerAided Optimum Design of Steel Frames
V.N. Alekhin and Y.I. Ol'kov 
161 
16.6 
Analysis of Optimized Plates for Buckling
R. Levy and A. Ganz 
167 
16.7 
Optimum Design of Geometrically Nonlinear Space Trusses
M.P. Saka and M. Ulker 
175 
17  WATER AND PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING 

17.1 
Computer Modelling of a Hydrological Forecasting System for Catchment Areas
D.A. Fernando and K.S. Fernando 
185 
17.2 
A Method of Optimizing Water Supply Systems
J. Bauerle and L. Grundig 
197 
17.3 
A Program for Design of MEL Culverts
L.T. Isaacs 
203 
18  GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 

18.1 
Load Displacement Relationship for Horizontal Rectangular Anchors in Sand
B.M. Das and V.K. Puri 
207 
18.2 
Stability and Dynamics of Piles Subjected to Nonconservative Loads
M.A. de Rosa 
213 
18.3 
The Management of Site Investigation Data using "STRATA 3"
L.M. Greenshaw, S.P. Bentley and S.M.M. Rice 
223 
18.4 
Undrained Finite Element Analysis of Soil for Collapse Load with the Effective Stress Method
E.X. Song and A. Verruijt 
229 
18.5 
Bearing Capacity of Strip Foundation on Top of a Clay Slope
B.M. Das and V.K. Puri 
235 
18.6 
Microcomputer based Reliability Analysis in Geotechnics
G. Singh and C.M. Chung 
241 
18.7 
New Developments in Comuter Aided Prediction of Soil Base Settlements
A.N. Alekhin and B.V. Nikulin 
249 
18.8 
Analysis of Trail Track Structures (ARTS)
G.P. Raymond 
255 
18.9 
Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Plates on Winkler Soil
C. Franciosi and V. Franciosi 
263 
19  TRANSPORT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING 

19.1 
Toll Booth Management via Simulation
E. Kopanezou, S. Lambropoulos and N. Manolopoulos 
275 
19.2 
The Contribution of Expert Opinion to the Design of High Capacity Bus Priority Systems
N.A. Tyler 
285 
19.3 
A Time Series Model for Daily Traffic Volume Forecasting
H. Kopanezou and Th. Trivellas 
295 
20  DATA ACQUISITION AND PROCESSING 

20.1 
A Novel Dynamic Deflection Measurement System for Large Structures
J.G. Leitch, A. Thompson and T.D. Sloan 
301 
20.2 
CAT: Computer Aided Testing System
I. Shehata 
307 
20.3 
Development of an Automatic Data Collection System for a Major Box Girder Bridge
T.D. Sloan and A. Thompson 
313 
21  COMPUTERS AND EDUCATION 

21.1 
HYPOL  A Computer Aid for Teaching Hydraulic Design
L.T. Isaacs 
319 
21.2 
The Use of Computer Graphics for Computer Assisted Learning in Civil Engineering
I.N.A. Cheah 
323 